Foreign News: Parity in Tariffs!

With unemployment in Great Britain nearing the 2,000,000 mark (an increase of 500,000 since the Labor Cabinet took office) Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald faced a turbulent House of Commons last week, barely squeaked by again, with a majority of but 29. Liberal Leader Lloyd George, who, by abstaining with 50 Liberals, spared the Government defeat, complained ominously: "Mr. Snowden treats me nowadays as if I were Mr. Churchill!"* (bitterest Snowden foe). An impression grew that Scot MacDonald may be riding for a fall, partly due to Chancellor Snowden's tsaristic way with the...

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